Narrowleaf cottonwood

Populus angustifolia

plant type:
tree
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
NA
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
5000
Max elevation:
7000
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Greenlee
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
High
Germination Overall: 
NA
Germination rate: 
NA
Germination Requirements: 
NA
Reproduction: 
NA
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
NOTES:
low seedling surival, mostly reproduces through clonal expansion
Citations:
Rood et al. 2016